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Golden Dawn's Kasidiaris loses immunity over TV slap

Athens - The Greek Parliament has voted in favour of removing the parliamentary immunity from prosecution from Golden Dawn MP Ilias Kasidiaris, enabling a prosecution to go ahead over the televised slapping of Communist MP Liana Kanelli in June 2012.

Greece: Golden Dawn's Ilias Kasidiaris acquitted in court

Athens - Ilias Kasidiaris, Golden Dawn MP, was acquitted in the Athens' court on Thursday over charges which have dogged him since 2007. He gave a rousing speech as he left court surrounded by Chrysi Avgi supporters.

Golden Dawn video: 'We are ready to open ovens' for illegals

Athens - A Greek film-student studying in London spent a month last summer filming Greece's ultra-nationalist party Golden Dawn (Chrysi Avgi). Footage depicting some members of the party as racist, anti-Semitic and violent has been aired on UK television.

Foreign criminal activity dramatically increases in Greece

Figures released by the Greek Minister of Public Order show a dramatic increase in crimes committed by foreign nationals in Greece, against both Greek nationals and foreigners.

Greek court rules citizenship law unconstitutional

Athens - Greece's highest court has ruled that a citizenship law introduced in early 2010 is unconstitutional. The court said the law ignores a prerequisite of an existence of a genuine link between a foreigner and Greek society.

Videos: Thousands of Golden Dawn supporters march in Athens

Athens - Golden Dawn held a march in Athens on 2 February to commemorate a 1996 military crisis with Turkey over the ownership of two uninhabited islets, which resulted in the deaths of three Greek military pilots.

Golden Dawn raises issue of tax-free salaries for MPs

Athens - Golden Dawn MP Illias Kasidiaris sent a letter to the Greek Minister of Finance, Yiannis Stournaras, complaining about the excessively low rates of taxation applied to Members of Parliament.

Greece: SYRIZA distances itself from leftist violence

The homes of five Greek journalists were targeted with bombs, the offices of PASOK and ND were hit by incendiary devices, and bank branches were subject to arson attacks. These incidents of leftist violence in Greece occurred over the last three days.

Greece: Latest polls give clear lead to New Democracy

Athens - The latest political poll issued in January puts New Democracy in the lead, shifting positions with the coalition of the extreme left, SYRIZA, which falls into second place. Golden Dawn remains consistent in third place.

Golden Dawn second top searched item on Greek Wikipedia 2012

Golden Dawn (Chrysi Avgi - Χρυσή Αυγή) was the second most searched item on Greek Wikipedia in 2012 after Greece. Additionally the website of ultra-nationalist party Golden Dawn attracted more Internet traffic than any other Greek political party

Golden Dawn members implicated in assault by BBC recording

A BBC reporter has infiltrated a meeting of Golden Dawn members and made a recording which implicates Chryafgites in the assault on SYRIZA MP Dimitris Stratoulis.

Greek MPs vote for no further investigation into Lagarde List

Athens - Most excellent news for the Greek elite who engaged in a spot of tax evasion, as MPs voted against any further investigation into the by now infamous Lagarde List.

Greece's Golden Dawn excluded from Council of Europe delegation

Greece's ultra-nationalist party Golden Dawn (Chrysi Avgi) is to be excluded from the Council of Europe delegation, following an agreement reached between Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and the president of the European Grassroots Anti-racist Movement.

SYRIZA MP claims murderous assault by Golden Dawn members

A member of parliament belonging to the far-left party SYRIZA has accused members of Golden Dawn (Chrysi Avgi) of launching a murderous attack on him Sunday evening outside the Olympic Stadium in Athens.

Europe anti-fascist group marches against Nazism, Athens

Athens - A silent march against the rise of neo-Nazism is underway in Athens, organized by the European Grassroots Anti-racist Movement (EGAM). The protest began outside the Greek Parliament and will culminate at the Acropolis.

Greek Finance Minister sued by Golden Dawn MP over tax fiasco

Athens - Golden Dawn MP Ilias Kasidaris has filed a lawsuit against Greek Finance Minister Yannis Stournaras over the on-going saga of the emergency property tax collected on electricity bills.

Greek MPs allowed to carry guns in Parliament

Last week two MPs from Greece's ultra-nationalist party attempted to enter the Greek Parliament carrying guns, but were ejected. Now the Minister of Public Order has confirmed that MPs may carry guns in Parliament providing they hold a legal gun licence.

Anti-Fascist Front claims responsibility for Golden Dawn bombing

The Anti-Fascist Front has claimed responsibility for the bomb attack at Golden Dawns (Chrysi Avgi) Aspropyrgos office in the early hours of Tuesday morning. Greek police have said the anti-fascist group is not known to security services.

Controversy over Golden Dawn Montreal Greek only Xmas food drive

Greece's ultra-nationalist Golden Dawn (Chrysi Avgi) branch in Montreal is stirring controversy by planning a Christmas food drive to raise food to be distributed to Greek Christians only.

Golden Dawn office bombed, extensive damage

Athens - At 4 a.m. Tuesday morning a bomb exploded outside the Aspropyrgos office of Golden Dawn, causing extensive damage but no injuries. This is the latest in a spate of bomb attacks against Greece's ultra-nationalist party offices.

Greek government considers outlawing Golden Dawn

As the Greek ultra-nationalist party Golden Dawn (Chrysi Avgi) soars in the polls, the government is once again considering moves to outlaw the party.

Golden Dawn MP threatens policemen and antifascists on camera

Crete, Greece: All visual and acoustic data containing threats aired by Golden Dawn MP Ilias Kasidiaris against both police officers and antifascist demonstrators during a Golden Dawn gathering in the Greek island Crete are in the hands of justice.

Poll: Support for Golden Dawn surges to 13.5 percent

Support for Greece's traditional political parties is falling while support for the extreme-left and the far-right is rising. The coalition of the radical left, SYRIZA, now tops the polls with ultra-nationalist party Golden Dawn polling third.

Alexis Tsipras predicts Greek elections will be held soon

Alexis Tsipras, leader of SYRIZA, Greece's Coalition of the Radical Left, believes that new elections will be held in Greece soon. He is confident that SYRIZA will oust the current coalition government.

Violent protest against opening of new Golden Dawn office

Riot police were summoned from Athens to deal with a violent protest at the inauguration of a new Golden Dawn (Chrysi Avgi) office in north-west Greece. Agrinio, western Greece.

Greece's Golden Dawn opens Italian branch

Greece's ultra-nationalist party Golden Dawn (Chrysi Avgi) has established a branch in the Italian city of Trieste. In Italy the party is known as Alba Dorata.

Facebook censors Golden Dawn members

Following hundreds of complaints Facebook has decided to censor Greece's ultra-nationalist party Golden Dawn (Chrysi Avgi), by blocking the profiles of some MPs and party members.

Greek reporter attacked by Golden Dawn

Athens - A Greek television reporter was allegedly beaten by members of Golden Dawn (Chrysi Avgi) as he attempted to photograph the raids against immigrants that took place late on Saturday.

Video: Greece’s uncertain future — Short documentary

Athens - A short, 10-minute documentary, compiled by Brandon Jourdan and Marianne Maeckelbergh, introduces us to the current social crisis in Greece.

Greek Orthodox Church divided over Golden Dawn

The surging popularity of Golden Dawn (Chrysi Avgi) has prompted expressions of both support and opposition from representatives of the Greek Orthodox Church.
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